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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Senate slated to vote on GOP budget compromise

    The Senate moved ahead Tuesday on a compromise Republican budget that calls for future cuts in spending while immediately boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion. The House approved the non-binding blueprint last week, and a final...
  • Texas, Kansas to back Florida lawsuit against administration

    Governors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they'll support Florida Gov. Rick Scott's fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don't expand Medicaid. The three Republican governors want an...
  • Financing plan for Medicaid expansion wins committee support

    Lawmakers have repeatedly refused to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program, siding with Gov. Bobby Jindal in opposition. But on Monday, they started advancing a proposal that would help pay for an expansion if Louisiana's next governor has any interest....
  • Kansas, Texas join Florida Medicaid expansion suit

    Kansas, Texas join Florida Medicaid expansion suit
    TALLAHASSEE – Kansas and Texas will file amicus briefs supporting Florida in its lawsuit against the federal government over Medicaid expansion, Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday. Scott filed suit last week, alleging that the federal government...
  • Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King

    Surrounding hospitals wonder whether patients will return to King
    When the old King/Drew medical center was forced to close in 2007 after a series of treatment lapses, tens of thousands of South Los Angeles patients scrambled to find somewhere else to go. Many officials predicted that surrounding hospitals, some...
  • Rising access to substance abuse treatment faces shortage of counselors

    WASHINGTON Changes to health care law in the past year gave millions of Americans access to mental health and substance abuse treatment, but did nothing to address a shortage of professionals who can provide that care. Experts say the shortage of...
  • How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned

    How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't supposed to end like this. With the House and Senate led by Republicans — both of whom hail from Central Florida — a budding partnership was expected to bring tax cuts, increased spending on education and...
  • Patients to have say in suit disputing Arizona Medicaid plan

    Patients who have received insurance coverage through Arizona's Medicaid expansion will have a say in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the plan, an advocacy group said Saturday. The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, which represents...
  • Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services

    Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services
    For social service providers who have witnessed the state's frequent flip-flops on funding dental benefits for low-income adults, the prospect of the program getting axed again is a bad case of history repeating itself. Just three years ago, Illinois'...
  • Obama administration raises Medicaid expansion concerns

    The Obama administration has concerns about provisions in Montana's new law to expand Medicaid, but it is willing to work with the state to overcome them, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday. Agency spokesman...